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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar junta targets 100 celebrities active on social media

Actors and singers put on wanted list as crackdown escalates

The state-rung Global New Light of Myanmar has published lists of people wanted for "spreading news to affect state stability."

BANGKOK -- Myanmar's junta has placed at least 100 celebrities on its wanted list for allegedly inciting protests against its seizure of power, taking aim at those with big social media followings. 

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